Seattle, WA asked in Personal Injury for Oregon

Q: Can I be held liable if someone gets injured using a client's product from a website I created for them.

The client does not have any liability insurance.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If someone is injured using the product, there's nothing to stop them from suing anyone with a plausible connection to the product. However, if the only thing a web designer did was to take the words, photos, and desired format that a client provided and turned it into a website, most reasonable people would not see the basis for a lawsuit against the web designer there. However, that's only a generality, and no one can really offer a guaranteed answer to your question in the brief format here. A local attorney who evaluated the situation more closely could offer more definitive guidance, based on the scope of your work and your arrangements with the client, and other possible factors. Good luck

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